Review of two books: 'The First Crossing'; Edited by David Dabydeen, Jonathan Morley, Brinsley Samaroo, Amar Wahab; Publisher: The Derek Walcott Press. 'Finding the West Indies in India'; Author: Nalini Mohabir, INGCA Diaspora Cultural Resource Centre.
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:25:22 AM
Pune, March 18 (IANS) Guess what's keeping together our high-tech gizmo Indian students at various US universities, pursuing higher studies? It's an online Sanskrit magazine.
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:05:32 AM
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) An online signature campaign by exiled Kashmiri Hindus against militant-turned-politician Yasin Malik is receiving an overwhelming response from the community the world over.
Monday, March 17, 2008 10:52:18 AM
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Health is wealth - and that's certainly the case for Indian life insurers. Nearly 40 days after their entry into the long-term unit-linked health insurance business, the two life insurers - Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) and Reliance Life Insurance Company Limited - have been logging good business.
Monday, March 17, 2008 9:13:37 AM
New York, March 16 (IANS) Indian workers in a Mississippi shipyard who have alleged they were victims of human trafficking have found support from guest workers from other countries.
Sunday, March 16, 2008 9:49:53 PM
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The families of the Indian workers who have accused a US marine construction company of human trafficking are trying to come together to put pressure on the Indian government to take more action in the matter.
Saturday, March 15, 2008 2:47:21 PM
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) India lags far behind developed countries in managing tuberculosis (TB) because of the social stigma attached to it and health workers are particularly vulnerable to the disease, says a new report.
Friday, March 14, 2008 9:24:57 AM
Shimla, March 13 (IANS) Unable to afford to bring back the body of a Himachal Pradesh man from Lebanon, his family has now appealed to the external affairs ministry for help.
Thursday, March 13, 2008 3:38:34 PM
Have NRIs been sidelined in the latest Indian budget? Since the government is all out to get votes for the general election next year, special concessions for NRIs were perhaps not a priority. The focus was clearly on farmers and the common man. Another factor could be the high inflows of foreign funds invested in stocks and India's foreign exchange reserves crossing the $300 billion watermark.
Thursday, March 13, 2008 10:15:09 AM
Moga (Punjab), March 12 (IANS) A policeman and the parents of a Canada-based youth were arrested in Punjab's Moga town Wednesday for their involvement in the murder of another Canada-based man at a village near here last month.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 11:19:46 PM
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